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Definition of Compassion

Compassion

  1. Literally, suffering with another; a sensation of sorrow excited by the distress or misfortunes of another; pity; commiseration.
  2. To pity.

Compassion Quotations

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Maya Angelou

Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.
Nelson Mandela

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Dalai Lama

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
Stevie Wonder

Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
Deepak Chopra
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Compassion Translations

compassion in Danish is medlidenhed
compassion in Dutch is erbarmen, mededogen, medelijden
compassion in French is compassion, attendrissement
compassion in German is Mitleid
compassion in Italian is simpatia
compassion in Norwegian is medlidenhet
compassion in Swedish is medlidande

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